Google Earth Imagery Updates: Tornadoes

Google recently updated the 'historical imagery' layer and on Tuesday we had a look at a couple of floods visible in the fresh imagery. Today we are looking at a number of tornadoes in the United … [Read more...]

The Canton, Texas Tornados with Sentinel-2 imagery

On April 29th, 2017 a tornado tore through Canton, Texas leaving 5 dead and over 50 injured. We had a look at the Sentinel-2 imagery of the region and we can see two tornado tracks across … [Read more...]

Google Earth Imagery Updates, Fire, Flood, Tornado!

Google recently updated the 'historical imagery' layer after nearly six months of no updates. So, there is a lot of interesting new imagery to see. Last week we had a look at some US wildfires. Today, … [Read more...]

The Dolores, Uruguay Tornado

We have often looked at tornado tracks for the US and we recently looked at one in China but this is the first time we have come across one in South America. According to Wikipedia it was an F3 rated … [Read more...]

Tornado tracks in Google Earth imagery

Last month we imported some placemarks from Wikipedia showing locations for all recorded tornadoes in the US for the last few years. We were hoping it would be useful for finding imagery of tornado … [Read more...]

Wikipedia data for US Tornadoes in Google Earth

Wikipedia has lists of notable tornadoes and tornado outbreaks worldwide for each year. For example, here is the list for 2016. There are also more detailed lists, such as this one for US Tornadoes … [Read more...]

The Jiangsu tornado

Although Google has neglected to update 'historical imagery' in Google Earth since early June, they have been adding fresh imagery, and when it is reasonably good quality, it goes into the default … [Read more...]

Google Earth Imagery Update: The Dallas, Texas Tornados

Google has recently pushed out another imagery update. Below we show approximate maps of where the new imagery from April, May and June can be found. There is almost certainly older imagery too, but … [Read more...]

Google Earth Imagery Update: LaPlace tornado

Google has recently pushed out another imagery update. We have mapped out the approximate locations of imagery for March, April and May, 2016. The last update we did maps for was this one. There was a … [Read more...]

Sentinel vs Landsat imagery

Yesterday we had a look at Snapsat, a useful website for obtaining Landsat imagery. The location we chose was Dallas, Texas and a track made by a tornado in December last year. We thought it would be … [Read more...]